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Take the test anytime, online

Designed by the Australian Council for Educational Research, an international leader in assessments for more than 90 years

Appropriate for

CBSE, ICSE, NIOS, and State board schools

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Know if you have the skills for the 21st century

The assessment is aligned with the National Education Policy 2020, and follows the test philosophy of major international assessments

The IBT@Home solution

    • Identify and monitor your skills and challenges
    • Compare your performance to students in India and other countries
    • Assess deep conceptual understanding rather than rote learning
    • Measure higher-order thinking skills sought-after at new-age companies
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What to do after you have taken the IBT@Home test

Discuss the challenging areas with teachers

Develop personal learning goals with teachers

Monitor your progress by taking the test again

IBT has been improving learning in India since 2007

1.07 million
Students assessed
2.6 million
14 countries
List of IBT countries

Some of our schools

Mahindra World School • Delhi Public School Bangalore North • Global City International School • Oakridge International School, Mohali • Apeejay School Pitampura • Mount Carmel Chandigarh • Oakridge International School, Gachibowli

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Improve learning with IBT

Measures skills relevant for the future

In English the skills assessed are: locating information, inferring, predicting, drawing conclusions and reasoning. Students are not asked merely to retrieve information from a passage; they are asked to make inferences, form judgements and reflect on the texts. Questions addressing higher-order thinking skills are used to ascertain whether a student can 'read between the lines' and understand subtlety and nuance in the English language.

Assessed English strands

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary

In Mathematics the skills assessed include interpreting data, inferring, predicting, drawing conclusions, reasoning and problem solving. For Mathematics questions, students are asked to make sense of mathematical concepts in everyday situations. IBT Mathematics is not about simply remembering rules and procedures; it requires students to use higher-order thinking skills to apply their mathematical skills to solve problems.

Assessed Mathematics strands

  • Number
  • Measurement
  • Space
  • Chance and Data

In Science the skills assessed include: observing and measuring, interpreting data, inferring, predicting, drawing conclusions, reasoning and problem solving. Students are asked to apply scientific principles to particular problems. IBT Science not only assesses students' knowledge of science, it assesses whether students are capable of applying this knowledge to given contexts. Many of the questions are based on scientific enquiry.

Assessed Science strands

  • Earth Science
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science

In Reasoning, the skills assessed require students to think critically, make logical deductions, identify connections and spot patterns. The questions asked do not require any prior knowledge from any particular content area. Instead, students must demonstrate their abilities to think outside the box and use their higher-order thinks skills to solve non-routine problems. The content of these test papers is based on questions that have been successfully used to identify high-achieving students for scholarship placements. However, students who do not perform so well on ‘traditional’ academic tests may excel on IBT Reasoning as it is their general capabilities that are being assessed here.

Assessed Reasoning strands

  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Kinetic Reasoning
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With easy-to-understand student report

Provides information on how your child performed in comparison to students internationally. It includes subject-specific feedback on every question and a summary of strengths and areas for improvement.

Download sample report

A message from our global assessment expert

ACER chief executive Professor Geoff Masters - a renowned expert in educational measurement - talks about Progressive Achievement, a revolutionary new way of thinking about assessment that powers the IBT.

Indian schools trust IBT to improve learning for every student. Why not try it at home?

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